All Different Types of Green Parrots (with Pictures)


Green Parrot

Green Parrot Varieties There are many species of parrots, but few are as striking and beautiful as green parrots. Although all are intelligent and social creatures, green parrots are actually a variety of species and come in many different sizes, accent colors, and temperaments.

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Types of green parrots

Here we have compiled a list of the most common types of green parrots that are kept as pets and some basic information about each. Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of ​​which elegant green parrot you might want to bring home.




The Budgie parakeet, or budgie, is one of the most common green parrots that are kept as pets. Although mostly green, their primary secondary color is a greenish-yellow striped with black.

  • Length: 6-8 inches
  • Weight: 1 ounce
  • Life expectancy: 5-8 years
  • Colors: Green body; yellow and black back and wings; dark blue tail; yellow head; variations including blue, white, yellow, and gray

They need lots of exercise, but their small size means the parakeet can be housed in a much smaller enclosure than many parrots.

The Budgerigar is a social and intelligent little bird that will thrive with plenty of mental and physical exercise.

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Rose-ringed parrot

rose-ringed parrot

Collared parakeet Rose-ringed parrot or rose-ringed parakeet, The Collared Parakeet is a species of large parakeet of Afro-Asian origin now acclimatized to Western Europe. The species is named after the German naturalist Wilhelm Heinrich Kramer.

Class: Birds Family: Psittacidae


Senegal Parrot

Senegal parrot

Senegal Parrot is a small species of African parrot belonging to the genus Poicephalus, sporting colorful plumage. the body is green, the wings and tail duller and the belly yellow, orange, or red, depending on the three different subspecies The head is grey.

  • Length: 23cm
  • Weight: 120g
  • Life expectancy: 30 years
  • Colors: Green body; greenback and orange wings; dark green tail; black head; variations including black, green, yellow, and gray and orange




The Parrotlet A lively and adorable little bird, the Pacific Green Parrot is also commonly known as the “pocket parrot”. Small, but also intelligent and active, this bird will greatly benefit from several hours a day of exercise and playtime.

  • Length: 4-8 inches
  • Weight: 1 ounce
  • Life expectancy: 20 years
  • Colors: Various shades of green on the head and body; some blue on the back, with some color variations including white, yellow and blue

They can be very affectionate with their owners but are prone to biting when not handled often.



lovebird species

The Lovebird Parrot Although the many lovebird subspecies have a wide range of color variations, the majority are predominantly green. Lovebirds mate for life and do not do well as solitary birds.

  • Length: 5-7 inches
  • Weight: 2 ounces
  • Life expectancy: 15-20 years
  • Colors: Mainly green but a wide variety of other colors including peach, white, blue, yellow, red, orange

Lovebirds can be as gentle as their name suggests, but require extensive socialization and regular handling to maintain their docility. If neglected, a lovebird will become biting.


Black-cheeked Lovebird

Black-cheeked Lovebird

The Black-cheeked lovebird is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. This real little African parrot is close to the Masked Inseparable. It is the only species of Agapornis to be threatened with extinction due to the decrease in water resources in its natural environment


Rosy-faced Lovebird

Rosy faced Lovebird

The Peach-faced Lovebird is one of the nine species of lovebirds, a group of small African parrots very present and popular in aviculture and as pets




Lilian’s Lovebird is a species of bird in the Psittacidae family. This African parakeet is close to Fischer’s Lovebird.

Scientific name: Agapornis lilianae
Weight: 37 g (Adult)
Higher classification: Inseparable
Conservation Status: Near Threatened (Decreasing) Rank: Species
Family: Psittacidae

Red-headed Lovebird

Red-headed Lovebird

The Red-headed Lovebird is a species of small African parrot. This bird lives in equatorial Africa. Wikipedia
Higher classification: Inseparable
Scientific name: Agapornis pullarius
Conservation Status: Least Concern (Decreasing)
Rank: Species
Weight: 43 g (Adult)




The Black-collared Lovebird or Swindern’s Lovebird is the least known of the species belonging to the genus Agapornis, which includes nine small African parakeets. This bird lives in equatorial Africa.


Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot